TANDBERG is Now Part of Cisco

TANDBERG is Now Part of Cisco


SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 19, 2010 –Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed its voluntary offer for TANDBERG (OSLO: TAA), a global leader in video communications. The close of this transaction, and the consequent creation of an extensive combined product portfolio, accelerates Cisco’s vision of changing the way people communicate and collaborate by delivering simple, unique and interoperable collaboration experiences.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is new now that TANDBERG is a part of Cisco?
A: The TANDBERG portfolio is now integrated with the existing Cisco TelePresence portfolio giving customers access to a broader product choice and an integrated architecture for Cisco TelePresence products and solutions. With TANDBERG products and technologies, Cisco now offers the most comprehensive and interoperable portfolio of industry-leading solutions for face-to-face collaboration along with the best integration with other collaboration tools for new collaboration experiences.
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Q. How are the Cisco and TANDBERG product lines being integrated?
A: TANDBERG video endpoints and infrastructure products are being integrated into the Cisco TelePresence portfolio and architecture:
  • TANDBERG endpoints, including components, are now part of the Cisco TelePresence endpoints business.
  • TANDBERG media switching, interoperability, management, call and session control, and media services such as recording are now part of the Cisco TelePresence infrastructure business.
  • TANDBERG intercompany capabilities are now part of the Cisco TelePresence as a Service business.
The integration of TANDBERG products into the Cisco TelePresence family will bring ubiquitous usability features such as One Button to Push and Continuous Presence, as well as network scalability features such as network-based multipoint switching. Thus, organizations will be able to roll out Cisco TelePresence products globally to users everywhere for many different applications and high usage.
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Q. Are my existing service contracts with Cisco or TANDBERG still valid?
A: Yes, Cisco will continue to honor existing services and support commitments made to TANDBERG customers and partners through the TANDBERG service team.
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Q. Will my existing Cisco and TANDBERG products work together?
A: Yes. Cisco is committed to delivering any-to-any interoperability across the entire product line and with other vendors’ video and collaboration products.
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